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I Spent the Weekend in Russia, Montreal!

I’m grounded in Montreal since my last trip in California in october and I’m starting to get crazy! Winter blues is flirting with me and I’m trying to find ways to survive the next month until my trip to Rio de Janeiro. So, I decided to spend a weekend in Russia. Because why not. One of the reason why I’m in love with Montreal is because it’s easy to get in a travel mood even if you stay in town. I’m fascinated by Russia since a long time. I wish I could go this year, but I had to accept the ugly thing called « making choices ». Ahah! Waiting for this trip, I discovered that Montreal has very good Russian shops and groceries. Check it out! La Caverne Hiding in a basement of Côte-des-Neiges, this typical Russian restaurant is a must if you’re curious about everything that can be cooked with potatoes (Yes, it is true that there’s a lot of potatoes in Russian cuisine). Of course, you can take the classic chicken Kiev or beef Stroganoff, but it’s your chance to be adventurous there! Try the Varenyky (some kind of slavic dumplings) or the Chebureky (meat pastries)… and the Borscht (beet […]

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